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FCG - Household 

Description

EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES:

Individual Related Duties:

  1. Supervise and assist resident in planning and completion of daily, weekly and monthly routine such as laundry, hygiene, meal planning / preparation and activities, ensuring full participation of residents, as per individual need and according to their SP and ISSP, completing documentation as per agency guidelines.
  2. Implement and document Individual Service and Support plans, safety plans, and behavior management plans as stated, documenting after completion using progress notes and data collection forms specified per individual.
  3. Be aware of individual behavioral issues, providing appropriate intervention, counseling, and follow-up for unusual behaviors or reactions as needed. Document unusual behaviors/reactions using behavior tracking and/or incident report form as per agency guidelines.
  4. Provide transportation to and from the community as per individual need and as assigned, including recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping, or job/day program as assigned.
  5. Promote community integration in use of public transportation, use of good pedestrian skills, knowledge of neighborhood, and use of public transportation whenever possible.
  6. Participate as a member of Interdisciplinary Team, attending individual team meetings and completing skills assessments as assigned, giving input regarding observations/recommendations of progress and needs.
  7. Assure that resident gets needed medical attention by documenting medication administration, familiarizing self with individual medical concerns, supervising appointments, documenting all medical visits with consultation sheets, and any medical concerns in individual notes as per agency guidelines, responding to emergency situations as per emergency face sheet in individual file.
  8. Evaluate individual in services skills using evaluative tools prior to staffing or upon request.
  9. Maintain file to ensure that all individual case and medical information is up to date.
  10. Cooperate with and support vocational staff or day program placement including transportation or related training to and from program as requested, ensure needed supplies for individuals are provided (change of clothes, medications, money, lunches, etc.), submitting needed leave request forms to appropriate program prior to medical or vacation absences, maintaining good public relations and communication with day program, and notifying CCA office of questions or concerns.

Facility Related Duties:

  1. Ensuring home is maintained in a clean and healthy manner, meeting guidelines on facility checklist on ongoing basis, and assisting with plan of correction in deficient areas.
  2. Conduct and document monthly fire drills using specified procedures and fire drill log, assisting resident in increasing independence in evacuation skills and general safety knowledge.
  3. Meet individual nutritional needs by assisting them in development of a balanced diet, encourage appropriate portions and healthy snacking habits as per dietary orders, and ensuring residents participate in regular grocery shopping to increase knowledge of available foods.

Agency Related Duties:

  1. Record actual hours worked daily on specified timesheet as per agency guidelines, having available for supervisor approval on last day of pay period or as otherwise directed. All leave requests must be submitted in writing and approved by supervisor prior to leave, as per agency guidelines.
  2. Record all mileage using specified forms as per agency guidelines and submitting with time sheet on last day of pay period for approval.
  3. If CCA is rep-payee, obtain residential personal needs purchases and assist with banking and maintaining individual personal needs funds according to needs or request of resident and based on availability of individual funds; always obtain a receipt and complete ledger at time of purchase and per agency guidelines.

Expectations for Completion of Job Duties:

  1. Display professional appearance and behavior, interacting with others.
  2. Uphold individual rights by following individual rights and confidentiality guidelines and agency abuse, neglect, mistreatment, and exploitation policy on a daily basis.
 
Position Requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Individual related to and residing in the home with an individual in services. High School Diploma or GED and at least 18 years of age. Must meet all reference and background checks, E-verify, driving record requirements, have a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and proof of insurance.

SUPERVISON RECIEVED: Works directly under supervision of the Program Manager; receives general guidelines and instruction from the Program Directors. CEO available to resolve unusual work problems.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
About the Organization Cottonwood is an expanding non-profit agency based in Englewood, Colorado. Cottonwood provides direct care and community assistance to individuals all over the Denver metro area.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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